UNITAR International University Programme Details

Diploma in Pastry Arts
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The diploma programme in pastry arts will equip you with the fundamentals of pastry making, right up to creating complex confectioneries, preparing you well for a career in the baking industry. You will be guided in the baking and pastry operations, practical hands-on and theoretical training in the areas of pastry, bakery, and confectionery production. The programme begins with a series of foundation courses where you start off with topics such as Principle of Baking, Foundation in Baking Skills, Foodservice Sanitation, Management of Kitchen Organisation and etc.

After mastering the basics, the programme will then focus on advanced baking, pastry and confectionery skills which includes Arts of Chocolate & Confections, Cake Production and Decorating, Artisan Bread and Sugar craft Artistry. Our industry-standard on-campus kitchens will provide you with an authentic feel of working in a real kitchen, and the guidance by our lecturers, who are seasoned professionals, will enhance your baking & pastry skills.
Course Structure
Career Prospects
Programme Entry Requirements
You must meet the following requirements in order to be considered for entry to the UNITAR Diploma Programme:
  • Pass Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM) or its equivalent, with at least credit in three (3) subjects; OR
  • Pass Level 3 Sijil Kemahiran Malaysia (SKM) in related field, and pass SPM with at least credit in 1 subject and has undergone consolidation program (if necessary); OR
  • Any other recognized certificate qualifications in related field; OR
  • Any other equivalent qualification recognized by the Malaysian Government; OR
  • Diploma’s program (level 5, MQF) through APEL. Applicants must be a Malaysian citizen aged more than 20 years of age in the year of application with relevant work experience/prior experiential learning and passed APEL assessment.
Course Structure
Study Mode & Duration
  • 7 Semesters / 2 Years 4 Months
Year 1
  • English 1
  • Foodservice Sanitation
  • Management of Kitchen Organization
  • Skills Enhancement OR / Bahasa Kebangsaan A
  • Pengajian Malaysia 2 OR /Bahasa Melayu Komunikasi 1 (Int)
  • Introduction To Hospitality Industry
  • Principle of Baking
  • Foundation in Baking Skills
  • English 2
  • English 3
  • Introduction to Management
  • Introduction to Accounting
  • Advance Pastry and Dessert
  • Culture and Society
Year 2
  • Commercial and Artisan Bread
  • Introduction to Human Resource
  • Community Service
  • Arts of Chocolate & Confections
  • Traditional Malay Dessert
  • Cake Production and Design
  • Purchasing & Cost Control
  • Restaurant Management
  • Hospitality Management Accounting
  • Entrepreneurship in Bakery Operation
  • Introduction to Marketing
  • Sugarcraft Artistry
Year 3
  • Industrial Training
Career Prospects
• Commis and Pastry Chef
• Cake Decorator & Designer
• Chef Patisserie
• Pastry Sales Professional
• Pastry Factory Manager
• Pastry Lecturer
• Bakery Manager
• Kitchen Artist
• Sugar Artist
• Homebase Entrepreneur
• Chocolatier

Malaysian students who enroll in UNITAR Foundation and Diploma programmes are required to take ALL English courses listed in their respective programme structures, beginning with English 1 (Diploma) and Listening and Speaking Skills (Foundation).
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UNITAR Main Campus
Tierra Crest, Jalan SS6/3,
Kelana Jaya,
47301 Petaling Jaya,
Selangor Darul Ehsan, Malaysia